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  1. Vag-Com and OBD11 Coding
    need help ? something went wrong. parked vehicle for the night, next morning vehicle has these codes: P0300, P0301, P0302, P0304, P0171, P0506 plus went into limp mode. googled codes but before I get crazy and tearing things apart. Does anyone see a dominant code that code cause all ? misfires...
  2. Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Maybe I am crazy? I started the car last night. It was 25 degF, and the wind was pretty whippy. I started the car, put it in reverse and was backing out of a parking space heading toward a big stone wall when I pressed on the pedal and it went to the floor!! I immediately pulled the...
  3. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Driving home in the -10 degree weather of Iowa, my drivers side cam cap blew out sometime on my 40 minute interstate drive. Didn't notice the smoke billowing up until I stopped at my exit. Found somewhere to park and found the massive hole in the back of my engine bleeding. I originally...
  4. Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    guy in front of me comes to a comlete stop entering the freeway, i also come to an abrupt stop but the guy behind me comes along and cleans us all up my damage is very minimal, some scuffing on the front/rear bumpers and a little ripple in the rear bumper that ill probably live with and pocket...
  5. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    My family is down to one B5 now, the 1999 1.8T wagon. Its brother the A4 left last night with the new owner. Here's a photo showing that it still has style in my opinion:
  6. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey. 2000 VW Passat ATW B5. I'll start from the beginning.. Awhile ago I busted my mirror switch when I was getting out of my car-clumsy me.. I ordered a new one from ECS and installed it. It worked for a moment then stopped. I checked my windows (because they run on the same fuse) and they...
  7. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    My daughter calls me in the middle of the night. "Daddy? I need help. The car is stuck in the road and cars are beeping. The engine temperature (she means tach lol) goes up when I step on the gas, but it won't move. Yes, it's in drive." I get up to help her push it to the side of the road...
  8. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    This is for a 2003 2.8 v6 4motion I was changing my rear tailight bulb when I cross bridged the board the holds the the lights together..my driving front back bumper lights stopped working, and driving tailight. The brake lights and everything else still working. Then I noticed the ESP light...
  9. New Member Introductions
    So I went to my local Carmax here in Baltimore last night to buy a new Nissan Altima and walked out with a 2012 VW Passat and couldn't be happier. To start things off let me say that since I am 7feet tall my list of wants in a car included: 1.)neat gadgets 2.)alloy whells 3.)i need to fit in...
  10. B5 Garage
    Anyone know what this wire goes to? One is brown, the other a light blue. Runs in between the frame and cluster. Its the black wire in front of the blue clip thing.
  11. The Showroom
    I figured i'd share...:thumbup: Have to clean garage before i do anything else in there now :D
  12. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    I bought a 2006 and it seems to have really dim lights. Any suggestions?
  13. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    so, my 02 1.8t left on a flatbed last night. she started acting up about 5 miles from my house. flashing cel, and it had no power. it was sputtering. felt like i had a flat tire at first, but then noticed the power loss and cel. parked it at the post office and called AAA. any ideas about...
  14. Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    So after much deliberation and internal conflict I traded in my beloved Superduty Powerstroke Diesel in last night for a 2012 Passat SE 2.5 with Sunroof. I have to say, I test drove the Camry, Mazda, Accord, Civic, Focus, Taurus, Malibu and the Impala and the Passat definately came out ahead to...
  15. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I am hanging up the towel on my car. Bought it for $4k 2 years ago, 98 1.8t with 76k miles on it. It now has 94k miles on it, just spent $3k on redoing the front suspension and steering rack assembly at the dealership. Couple daays ago it wouldn't start, so we end up having it towed to the...
  16. Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    when I select Display- Automatic in setup, the nav goes to night view gin the daytime). When I go to Extras and switch it to day, it stays on day setting. Does the Automatic setting work with the nav? Edit: I figured this out. It switches to night view early, well before dark. NEVERMIND
  17. The Showroom
    The first are a dip in the interstate where I scrape my evolution motorsports skid plate. The others are just the best out of the video we just took a short trip to campus. But I plan to get some more wheels this weekend. And we are gonna go for a trip during the day and get some better shots. I...
  18. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hey there, Back in April i was lucky enough to get myself a Passat (55 plate), it's a 2.0L 140BHP TDI SPORT. I love it to bits, it's miles ahead of my old Mondeo Zetec (although I thought that pulled better to be fair, but it was falling apart so it had to go). It's so smooth and the interior...
  19. Anything Auto
    I recently moved from downtown Chicago to an area called Humboldt Park where property values make more sense and the general attitude of the populous more closely resembles my hometown, plus a little more Puerto Rican, haha. Essentially, I moved from a place where I was paying $1005/month for a...
  20. Volkswagen Passat CC Discussion
    When I had a Passat CC last weekend, when driving around where there was street lighting I noticed you could see reflections due to the lights off the chrome surrounds and then onto the top of the windscreen. I found it slightly distracting. The pre-facelift CC did not have chrome around the...
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